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The Latest On: Grizzly Bears

September 25, 2018 | Legal Document

Letter to Congress Opposing Expanded Wildlife Extinction Package

The House Natural Resources Committee meets this week for a legislative hearing on nine bills. This package of legislation would dramatically weaken the Endangered Species Act and should be labeled the “Expanded Wildlife Extinction Package.” These bills would undermine the role of science in the listing process, transfer undue authority to state officials, make it more difficult for species to gain federal protections (and easier to lose them), and undercut citizens’ vital role in helping to enforce the law. On behalf of our millions of members and activists nationwide, the signees urge you to oppose the “Expanded Wildlife Extinction Package.”

September 17, 2018 | In the News: Outside

Why Hunting a Single Grizzly Bear Is Such a Big Deal

Tim Preso, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: “The government chose to declare the population recovered at a time of record-high human-caused grizzly mortality. Now they’re proposing to add 23 more hunting mortalities on top of that.”

August 31, 2018 | Feature

Insider Briefing: Grizzlies Under Fire

Earthjustice Managing Attorney Tim Preso discusses the results of the court hearing in which he argued for grizzly bears to be reinstated under Federal Endangered Species Act protections.

August 30, 2018 | Legal Document

Yellowstone Grizzly Bears: Order Granting Temporary Restraining Order

ORDER granting in part (251) Motion for Preliminary Injunction; granting in part (252) Motion for TRO. The motions are granted to the degree that the Plaintiffs seek a temporary restraining order. Defendants and Defendant-Intervenors are temporarily restrained and enjoined from authorizing and/or implementing grizzly bear hunting. This Order shall remain in effect for fourteen days from this date. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Court will withhold ruling on the motions to the degree that the Plaintiffs seek a preliminary injunction or any other more long-term-relief. Signed by Judge Dana L. Christensen on 8/30/2018. Associated Cases: 9:17-cv-00089-DLC et al. (NOS)

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